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Fragment of tapestry valance (kesi)

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Fragment of valance with design of peonies and rocks in shades of blue, brown, gray and white silk tapestry.

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Richard E. Danielson to the MFA, November 18, 1948

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Richard E. Danielson

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1825 to 1850

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 20 1/2 x 36 3/4 in. (52.1 x 93.3 cm)

Accession Number

48.1282

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry (kesi)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles